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>> live and in hd this is abc 7 news at 11:00, on your side. >> do or die time after a demoralizing loss in a must-win situation. tonight, the team and the fans are dusting themselves off. the nationals and the cardinals less than 24 hours from now. we are live at the ballpark. we are taking a look at how they feel tonight. tom? >> some fans are pretty pessimistic after what happened tonight. some are saying, "we can do it again." the fans absolutely filled this place, and they are expected to do the same tomorrow.
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it has become an absolute must- win game. tonight at the green turtle, disappointed fans turned their attention to the team that plays 40 miles of the road, with the yankees in new york. >> the place was packed. >> it had been 79 years since the last postseason home game in d.c., and sadly it has still been 79 years since the team has scored a run. >> they did not give the fans much to cheer about. >> some say it is pretty much over. >> no hope. >> but others are looking on the bright side. >> next time. >> even if they do not pull it out, i am still happy with what they have done this year. it looks like they are set for the future. >> it was an historic day. one had his father past.
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he said it was with a sellout crowd. >> is great to see so many fans new and old -- it is great to see so many. >> a little bit depressed. >> now, some fans who could not be in the stands were a little upset that the game aired on the mlb network, which a lot of people do not get. tomorrow's game is on basic cable, so a lot of folks should be able to watch it if they do not make it out to nationals park. abc 7 news. >> all right, thank you tom. less than 24 hours from now, a break down? the hopes are high. the best of five series. >> we have the latest from the players and directors with tim
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brant. >> certainly disappointing for everyone watching in washington. everyone was fired up for the first postseason game in 79 years. 20 runs in the last games. how about this? the nats. jackson allowed six hits. then it was 4-0 after two innings. and the conversation about stephen strasburg, the decision to sit him down when they did. now, one loss and his magical season is over. >> how we have played up to this point, one more. >> all in all we have done a great job all year. >> so the situation is this.
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the national guard down, 2-1. it is a best of five series -- the nationals are down, 2-1. >> we need a game 5. >> absolutely. >> all right we are following some breaking news for you coming from laurel after a man barricaded himself in an apartment. right now, main street is closed. less than 15 minutes ago, police put a man under custody. >> police say a man attacked and grabs a woman. -- grabbed a woman. the latest report was on cumberland drive nearndinwidd -- near dinwiddie street.
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>> they say he does not discriminate, targeting women and girls, specifically those walking alone. they are also continuing to realize that their victim list is growing. the bus stop where this woman waits for a ride is now the latest place where they say a woman was groped. >> i do not like taking the bus much either, but i have to do it. >> a man came up from behind grabbed a woman, groped her and then took off and unfortunately, she is not alone. others have reported this, 6 since the september 7. the women detailed a similar suspect description. based on their camp, this is what police are now searching for -- based on their
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descriptions, this is who police are now searching for. exactly what fairfax county police want, women to know the space and to note to -- women to know this face and to know to run. there is a reminder to keep vigilant to keep from being a victim. >> looking behind. >> and it was through that neighborhood canvassing that police across this latest victim. we have more information about the description. he is described as either white or hispanic, about 5 feet, 8 inches tall, and we are told that he could have a close-cut. -- close-cut beard. >> a deadly attack that killed a u.s. ambassador, and a congressional hearing has led to
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a new showdown over security of the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. he was criticized for speaking about security earlier this year. a top state officials said he declined to approve more security but also said they had the correct number of assets at the time of the attack. you might remember the u.s. ambassador and three other americans were killed on september 11. the obama administration now calls these attacks terrorism and the white house says it is the result of an anti-islam video producer in the united states. >> tonight, one person finds herself in hot water. the seductive voice on the other end of that line. >> we are going to win. >> yes. absolutely. >> and you can hear what
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president obama tells diane
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>> we are less than 24 hours away from a debate. vice president joe biden and vice-presidential nominee paul ryan are getting ready to square off. >> here is what president obama said to diane sawyer. >> we look forward. it makes you that much more determined. >> the president also accused the romney campaign of confusing voters on several issues, including women's health rights. >> mitt romney spent his day in
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ohio which is perhaps the most important battleground state of them all. he was northeast of columbus. romney has additional appearances scheduled for the buckeyes state later this week. we invite you to watch the debate right here. you can go to, and if you have a smartphone or tablets, you can give instant reaction which we will share with people tomorrow night on abc 7 news at 11:00. >> the number of a phone sex line. >> a major train route was blocked for hours today. remarkable ways that people made it home. >> in the belfort furniture weather center, cool weather for baseball.
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people. >> a man was killed after he was struck by a vre train and we have more. >> for countless commuters the trip home was more than they had anticipated. it was standing room only wednesday night following an earlier incident that created chaos for thousands of commuters. just after 2:00 p.m. a vre train struck and killed a pedestrian. they shut down this busy transit corridor between burke and manassas. >> the vre is cancelled and take metro. >> once the service resumed and there was another problem. >> we could not get on the train because it was so crowded.
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>> others got creative, some using a combination of all three to get to burke. >> i had to take a ride from arlington and got a ride -- it took almost three hours to get here. >> most commended the vre for sending out timely updates. >> honestly a lot of other agencies should really listen to how vre does things. >> investigators have not determined if the person was struck accidentally or if he put himself in harm's way. reporting live in the newsroom, jay korff, abc 7 news. >> in florida governor rick scott accidentally directed people to an adult chat hotline. >> a palfrey, 24-hour hot line.
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>> -- a toll-free 24-hour hot line. >> he gave out the wrong number, it when people called in they found themselves online -- he gave out the wrong number and when people called in, they found themselves on the wrong line. >> a faulty power window switches in more than 7.4 million cars, trucks, and suv's -- a faulty power windows which -- window switch. for more information log on to and you can see if your car is on the list. >> it is so chilly out there. >> today, in the 70's. good baseball weather, as i mentioned, but kind of cool.
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we had some clouds coming through, and today our high temperature made it to 71 degrees. backed into the record books, and we have above average temperatures -- back into the record books. it is still a little bit above average. look at the high temperature today in chicago 54. we do have that cooler air coming in. no big storm in this or anything like this. -- no big storminess or anything like this. there were a few showers earlier, and the clouds and now overnight tonight in the
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morning -- this is interesting. a simulation of the atmosphere. the bay this time of year is a moderating influence. out around winchester, and i think there will be spots in the morning into the 30's. bundle up. a lot of sunshine, but temperatures will be as you can see, only into the 60's, and after that more sunshine. heading out to school tomorrow, the bus stop, the sunrise is getting later and later. about 7:15. bundle up. temperatures in midmorning into
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the 50's, and then tomorrow afternoon, only in the low 60's, but no strong wind. again, a great baseball weather. as we go into friday, temperatures are a bit higher, into the mid 60's. i think it looks fine. temperatures on sunday into the low 70's. the next chance of rain showers will come about monday. >> ok. not bad at all. >> no. >> all right, thank you. >> speaking of sunshine do you know who practiced today prove -- today? rg3.
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captioned by the national captioning institute >> nationals park was rocking this afternoon 45,000 fans making it shake like last year's earthquake but the game started, and the defending world champions went after them with a vengeance. eight-zero and they have the home team on the brink of elimination. look out.
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long distance. for-0, cardinals. but the nats had their chances. they could not get anybody home. the cardinals are taking control of the series, and now the pressure falls on what you will make his first-ever -- on one who will make his first-ever -- appearance tomorrow. >> we are not out of this by a longshot. i have had my back to were small and then this -- to worse walls than this. >> lighting up johnson. this makes it a 2-2 game, and they were going into extra innings. in the bottom of the 12th,
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again, and see you later. the orioles, heartbreak hotel. three-two, the final, as new york 62-1 in the series. -- as new york takes it in the series. it has only been three days since rg3 that concussion. mike shanahan said he still is not sure if he will be back up to speed by sunday, but the most important part of it is that his health is getting better. they are making sure his mind is clear. >> they are taking the proper precautions and i continue to be evaluated every day. on december, i do have is irritability because they keep asking me the same questions but other than that they are doing their job, and i respect them for it. >> so rg3 in good spirits.
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the giants beat the reds and 2- 0, tigers, now in the sixth. a heartbreaking loss for them. >>
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>> all right the final word from you. >> a victory party will warm things up. and then for friday, for the big game no. 5 a little bit milder. the international space station.
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